Latin American maize germplasm regeneration and conservation uri icon


  • During 1992-96, a collaborative project involving genebanks of 14 countries in Latin America, with economic and/or technical support from USDA under project Noah, the USDA-ARS National Seed Storage Laboratory (NSSL), and CIMMYT, rescued nearly 7,000 endangered collections of maize landraces and strengthened cooperation on maize genetic resource conservation and management in the Americas. This publication contains information from a wrap-up meeting of all participants, including detailed descriptions of activities, results, and plans for subsequent regeneration efforts

publication date

  • 1997

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